Corruption Watch wants state capture inquiry to keep SA more in the loop

- | 6 months ago

The Commission of Inquiry into State Capture, which is expected to resume today, should consider releasing interim reports and not wait for the end of its term to inform the public of its findings, Corruption Watch executive director David Lewis said yesterday.

In making public its interim reports, the inquiry – which has been credited for unearthing compelling evidence from witnesses – should also pronounce on policy implications of state capture and make proposals on how the scourge could be stopped. “So far, the commission has lived up to the country’s expectations when one looks at submissions made,” said Lewis.

“We look forward to instances in the future when the inquiry issues subpoenas to hostile witnesses to bring out hostile evidence.

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